The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 89 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 6.34% 7.23% 5.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 29.37% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 37
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
252 303 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 29.58% 24.61% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 185 249 123
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Brighton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Brighton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 127 (92.03%) C#
2 122 (88.41%) .NET
3 80 (57.97%) ASP.NET
4 68 (49.28%) SQL Server
5 66 (47.83%) HTML
6 65 (47.10%) JavaScript
6 65 (47.10%) CSS
7 58 (42.03%) Web Services
8 56 (40.58%) jQuery
9 51 (36.96%) VB.NET
10 48 (34.78%) OO
11 44 (31.88%) SQL
12 41 (29.71%) HTML5
13 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (26.09%) MVC
15 35 (25.36%) Computer Science
16 31 (22.46%) LINQ
16 31 (22.46%) Degree
17 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
18 26 (18.84%) MS Excel
19 25 (18.12%) VB
19 25 (18.12%) WCF
19 25 (18.12%) Mobile Development
20 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
21 23 (16.67%) Ajax
22 22 (15.94%) TDD
23 21 (15.22%) VB6
23 21 (15.22%) Software Engineering
24 20 (14.49%) ISO 9001
24 20 (14.49%) SQLite

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.07%) ExpressionEngine
2 5 (3.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) SQLite
3 13 (9.42%) MongoDB
4 12 (8.70%) Firebird
5 9 (6.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
7 7 (5.07%) MySQL
8 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) TeamCity
2 12 (8.70%) NUnit
2 12 (8.70%) ReSharper
3 11 (7.97%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.97%) StyleCop
4 9 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.52%) Subversion
5 7 (5.07%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (6.52%) German Language
2 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 127 (92.03%) Developer
2 93 (67.39%) C# Developer
3 59 (42.75%) .NET Developer
4 50 (36.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (23.19%) Web Developer
6 25 (18.12%) .NET Web Developer
6 25 (18.12%) C# Web Developer
7 21 (15.22%) Software Developer
8 20 (14.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (13.04%) WPF Developer
10 16 (11.59%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (8.70%) C# Programmer
11 12 (8.70%) Software Engineer
11 12 (8.70%) Programmer
12 11 (7.97%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
12 11 (7.97%) Junior
12 11 (7.97%) Software Programmer
12 11 (7.97%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (88.41%) .NET
2 80 (57.97%) ASP.NET
3 66 (47.83%) HTML
4 65 (47.10%) CSS
5 58 (42.03%) Web Services
6 56 (40.58%) jQuery
7 41 (29.71%) HTML5
8 31 (22.46%) LINQ
9 25 (18.12%) WCF
10 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 23 (16.67%) Ajax
12 20 (14.49%) WPF
12 20 (14.49%) Silverlight
12 20 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (13.77%) RESTful
13 19 (13.77%) XML
14 17 (12.32%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (11.59%) CSS3
16 14 (10.14%) JSON
17 13 (9.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 7 (5.07%) UNIX
3 5 (3.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) OO
2 38 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.09%) MVC
4 25 (18.12%) Mobile Development
5 22 (15.94%) TDD
6 21 (15.22%) Software Engineering
7 15 (10.87%) Scrum
8 13 (9.42%) BDD
9 11 (7.97%) Open Source
9 11 (7.97%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.52%) ITIL
10 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.80%) OOD
11 8 (5.80%) Web Development
12 7 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.07%) DevOps
13 4 (2.90%) Data Protection
13 4 (2.90%) Integration Testing
13 4 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 127 (92.03%) C#
2 65 (47.10%) JavaScript
3 51 (36.96%) VB.NET
4 44 (31.88%) SQL
5 25 (18.12%) VB
6 21 (15.22%) VB6
7 18 (13.04%) Lua
8 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.80%) PHP
10 7 (5.07%) Java
10 7 (5.07%) PHP5
11 5 (3.62%) F#
12 3 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (22.46%) Degree
2 9 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.49%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Google
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